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The Prospector

The student news site of Manitou Springs High School

The Prospector

The student news site of Manitou Springs High School

The Prospector

Mighty Five on Fridays

Mighty Five on Friday: Episode #1

James Baker, Zach McGee, and February 26, 2016 The Mighty Five is a video segment highlighting outstanding performances by MSHS students in the past few weeks. We will be looking across all activities,...

Kethrys Buffa (11) signing some of the thank you notes that were handed out to parents and coaches. Sadly Kethrys will not be able to swim next year.

Swim Banquet finishes off “Best Season in Manitou History”

Kieran Lynch, Swim Correspondent February 22, 2016

This season of swim has been truly remarkable for the Lady 'Stangs. The team performed better than ever before in Manitou girls' swimming history. This Thursday, February 18, the season came to...

Coach Roy Chaney wearing his pink shirt as the result of a lost bet.

4A State Championship: Ending the Swim Season with a Bang

Kieran Lynch , Swim Correspondant February 17, 2016

The Lady Stangs have proven time and time again that they are a team who has what it takes to compete amongst the best in the state. This weekend was the most impressive example of that. The state meet...

Samantha White (12) and Greg Shaw (12), who is one of our captains, celebrate directly after Manitous win is announced.

Lady Stangs Out-Perform Competitors at League

Kieran Lynch , Swim Correspondent February 9, 2016

This weekend the Lady Stangs competed at the Tri-Peaks League Championships. This championship meet was very important to many of the Mustangs.  After a second place league finish in 2015, the Mustangs landslide...

The team poses for a photo after winning Tri-Peaks League. Coach Roy Chaney said that this is possibly the best swim and dive team Manitou Springs High School has ever had.

Girls’ Swim Places First at League

Sita Ahlen, Sports and Activities Editor February 7, 2016

After three snow days and no time to practice, the girls' swim team went headstrong into their League competition on Thursday and Friday. The team finished the season 7-1 overall, losing to Cheyenne...

Sam White competes in the record-breaking 200 Medley Relay during the 2014 season.

Sports Previews: A Look into the Lady Stangs’ Upcoming Swim Season

Kieran Lynch, Swim Correspondent November 6, 2015

On November 12, the Lady Mustangs, Manitou High School's girls' swim and dive team, will officially start their season. Over the next three months, they will compete in eleven meets, leading up to the...

Ehrin Aycock (11) listens intently to Krona Emmanuel (11), who presents on Pakistan.

Language Night Pulls Large Crowd

Sita Ahlen, Senior Reporter November 5, 2015

Language Night, on Wednesday November 4th, drew a large crowd. The parking lot, filled to the brim, exiled parents and students to park on the hill in front of the school. By seven o’clock most of...

Medley Relay Team Sets New State Record

Medley Relay Team Sets New State Record

Riley Snyder, Reporter February 19, 2015

Three hundreths of a second (.03) made all the difference between first place and breaking the state record. Saturday, February 14, the girls swim team competed at the 4A State Championships in...

Maggie White (9) in the 100 meter Butterfly. White qualified for state during this event. This is her first year swimming for Manitou Springs High School.

Colorado College pool records smashed

Lizzy Anderson, Reporter February 10, 2015

The Manitou swimmers placed second at the Tri-Peaks league championship last week at Colorado College. Despite the loss to Kent Denver, 412 to 403, the Mustangs set three new pool records, beating...

GIRLS SWIM: Ladies in the Water

GIRLS SWIM: Ladies in the Water

Isabel Dufford February 14, 2014

Last week, the Manitou Girls’ Swim Team won their third League Championship in a row. The Prospector sat down with four of the team’s most talented swimmers, sophomore Veronica Morin, sophomore Samantha...

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